Abrasive Book / Irwin Susskind

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Identifier: FA.SA7.2098
Object type: Books
Dimensions: 7 x 8.5 in;17.78 x 21.59 cm
Creation dates: 2016
Created by: Irwin Susskind
Subject: Altered books
Altered book. Paperback book, Elmer's glue, coarse sandpaper. Unique edition. Signed by the artist.

"I have been making frame/books over the years, also framed picture books. Books = content; framed hold content. To me there is magic in that. The wood frames are meant to trick the eye (they do) and stimulate the imagination. You almost have to touch the wood." -- artist's statement